UN Aid Chief: Yemen Will Fall Off a Cliff If No New Funds

6/25/2020

The UN humanitarian chief warned that without massive financial support, Yemen will “fall off the cliff,” with many more people starving to death, succumbing to COVID-19, dying of cholera, and watching their children die because they haven’t been immunized for killer diseases.

Mark Lowcock told a closed Security Council meeting Wednesday that COVID-19 is spreading rapidly across Yemen and about 25 percent of the country’s confirmed cases have died — “five times the global average.”

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